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Fervent prayer

By KingArthur
All so devoted and lost in deep fervent prayer, I simply couldn't resist capturing this one!!

Fearing the faithful devotee would hear my shutter trip and ruin the shot, I had to make sure of one quick pot shot .....

Personally, I could look at this for hours on end and the shot keeps hitting me. I hope it goes down well with you, viewed large preferably ..... the detail of the graffiti on the shrine wall is impressive in the larger shot.

Thanks for viewing.


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f/6.3 @ 1/320sec.

Tags: Photo journalism Candid Monochrome Black and white Fervent prayer Laferla shrine Portraits and people

Voters: DolphinLady, hjalmar1886, forestrich and 49 more

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DolphinLady 12 54 1 Wales
25 Apr 2007 12:30AM
A well taken candid shot.
He looks to be well settled.

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25 Apr 2007 12:34AM
Great detail, textures and lighting. Nice one, Joe.

Best regards, Kent
forestrich 11 2 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2007 1:06AM
Superb candid shot. Works perfectly in mono. Well captured.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
25 Apr 2007 2:46AM
A great candid! I love the ornamenting on the windows!

25 Apr 2007 2:48AM

AlanBW 12 20 England
25 Apr 2007 7:55AM
Excellent mono image, thought-provoking and with great impact
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2007 10:01AM
It is nice to see, that there are still people giving themselves time to contemplate. This shot has some impact, Joe.
edcat 11
25 Apr 2007 2:52PM
Tajjeb Joe tieghi kien fjask!
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
25 Apr 2007 5:05PM
lovely detail, well caught
Possum 11 148 England
25 Apr 2007 9:36PM
This is a great candid shot, Joe, that really suits the black and white. Loved the graffiti detail in the large version.
BertC 11 29 Malta
27 Apr 2007 9:33PM
Superb mono Joe !! .... I like.
MikeEG 11 10 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2007 8:29PM
Great shot I can see why you couldn't resist it, well seen and caught, a lovely B/W it would have lost some thing in colour.

JimV 11 6 3 Canada
30 Apr 2007 2:05AM
Great mono Joe, but I think you're having us on with the title!
Rgds., Jim
2 May 2007 3:05PM
Joe, this is such a special shot and quite effective in B&W.
sunshot 13 24 United Kingdom
3 May 2007 10:44AM
well composed shot joe, well taken.

Pegon 12 78 1 England
16 May 2007 8:39PM
A good candid Joe, well spotted.
Malc_V 12 England
18 May 2007 8:34PM
Excellent mono work, brilliant composition.

Nice one Joe.

looboss 11 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
18 May 2007 11:49PM
Excellent monocandid!

very nice Joe!

REKLAW 13 3 United Kingdom
20 May 2007 8:33PM
well captured Joe,nice work.

Diana 11 2.0k 19 Netherlands
27 May 2007 11:30AM
all the above, so great to get images like this

PaulaLey 12 31 England
28 May 2007 1:18PM
Hi Joe - this is amazing - I could look at it for hours too - really captivating image.

pennyspike 15 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2007 8:45PM
Super candid shot,
juldon 15 78 England
17 Jun 2007 9:33AM
Works well in b+w and I too could look at this for a long time as I am wondering why he is praying at the door.
All sorts goes through your mind.

Well caught mono shot - good focus and exposure tooGrinGrinGrinGrin

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